Let me break it down like this. I couldn’t make the Outside Lands Music Festival work with my dates but for those going, here are the acts I would be seeing and who you need to check out. Hope y’all going have a great time, especially with all the food and drink to enjoy. And if you see Chefs Sobel and Varley from the Michael Mina stable, tell them I said hey.
Alabama Shakes – yes everyone should know them by now but their live performance, whoa amazing!
Allen Stone – incredible entertainer, unreal voice, a star in music for years to come
Big Gigantic – get ready to get your groove on with these funktified musicians
Bomba Estereo – get your Columbian dancing feet ready
City and Colour – if any of you remember Dallas Green, this is his band
Cory Chisel – been waiting a while to see him live
Die Antwoord – seriously amazing live and at a festival, look out
Dispatch – reunited and rocking better than ever. If you were like me and never had the chance to see them live, now’s your chance
Electric Guest – rising very fast, great entertainers, fun live show
Honey Island Swamp Band – oh yes, these guys are so funky and goofy but fun live
Jukebox The Ghost – This may be the band I am most excited for everyone going to see. AMAZING
Michael Kiwanuka – amazing talent from the UK with a golden voice
MSTRKRFT – P A R T Y
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – do I need to say more! Saw them last in 2001, Rotterdam
Of Monsters and Men – the seven piece Icelandic troupe not only have one of the most popular songs of the year but are incredible live
Passion Pit – at Lollapalooza they delivered an energetic performance for the books, peeling of hits and lots of new material. Get ready to dance
Regina Spektor – I love her voice and am still hoping to see her live one day
Rebelution – if you are looking for a little reggae-rock
Sigur Ros – new album is out, that should be
Stevie Wonder – so jealous, sent Mom and Dad to see him last NYE
Tame Impala – jam on
Tanlines – pop over for a song or two
The Kills – sick duo that will have you feeling it
The Walkmen – a ton of fun live
Thee Oh Sees – are you a fan of The Black Lips?
White Denim – if you’ve never seen them live, get ready to rock out as these Texas boys jam on
Well now that I’ve covered most of the lineup, hahaha, enjoy the show!